Graduate Student Health Care Requirements

The Student Health Center (SHC) welcomes you to the University. A variety of medical and health services are available for you. Services are offered to registered students between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday).

Noted below are the current immunization requirements for all students prior to registration. Graduate Students are not required to have a physical examination on file. You cannot register, however, until you have completed and submitted the Medical History / Immunization requirements via On-Line Student Portal. 

North Carolina state law (General Statute 130A-155.1) requires anyone entering college to present a certificate of immunization that documents their compliance with all required immunizations.

For Immunization Requirements, see Incoming Students.

Students registered only in off-campus courses:

Distance Learners: The NC Immunization Law does not mandate you to complete any forms. Please contact the Medical Records department about your intent to enroll. Please note that at any time you are considered an on campus student, you will have to meet NC Immunization requirements.

Students only attending classes scheduled 5:00 pm or later:

Post Baccalaureate Studies (PBS): Students who take 5 or more hours on campus, before 5:00 p.m. are required to meet the NC Immunization requirements. Please download the Medical Health Packet form located at the above web-site address.

Students enrolled only in weekend classes,  

Students taking a course load of four (4) credit hours or less per semester and

Teacher Certification / Certificate: Students who are considered visitors taking 3 hours or less, attending the University to complete certificate courses, must individually contact the Medical Records office for additional advisement.

Students Born In 1957 or Later: 

3 DTP (Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis) or TD (Tetanus-Diphtheria) doses.

1 Td /Tdap (Tetanus-Diphtheria and/or Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis) dose must be within the last 10 years.

2* MEASLES (Rubeola) one dose on or after 12 months of age, the 2nd before age 16 months of age and second dose before enrolling in school for the first time. (2 MMR doses meet this requirement.)

1** RUBELLA (German measles) dose. (after first birthday.)

2** MUMPS doses. (both after first birthday.)

 Students 50 Years Of Age And Older

3 DTP (Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis) or TD (Tetanus-Diphtheria) doses.

1 Td/Tdap (Tetanus-Diphtheria and/or Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis) dose must be within the last 10 years.

First Time Students please visit Medproctor.com